Ladies Night

The 18th Annual Ladies Night is set for Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Downtown Marquette. Read More...

Ladies Night

Late Fall Farmers Market

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market season will continue through December 20, featuring late season and storage produce, meat, eggs, maple syrup, baked goods and many gift quality artisan items. Read More...

Late Fall Farmers Market

“The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is pleased to announce that Downtown Marquette has been named “The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″ in Lake Superior Magazine’s Best of the Lake Awards. Read More...

“The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″

Downtown Businesses Host Safe, Fun Trick or Treat

Halloween Trick or Treat

The Marquette Downtown District will once again be providing a safe and fun opportunity for children to trick or treat on Saturday, October 25. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.,
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Late Fall Market Continues Through December

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market season will continue at the Marquette Commons through December 20, 2014. Beginning November 1, the time will change to 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Late
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DDA Welcomes Tara Laase-McKinney

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is happy to announce the hiring of Tara Laase-McKinney as the Promotion and Events Coordinator. Tara comes to us from
the Keweenaw National Historical Park where she served
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New Holland Carhartt Woodsman Beer presents Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest

The second annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest will take place on Saturday, October 11, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the 100 block of West Baraga Avenue between Front
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Upcoming Events
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market @ Marquette Commons
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

FarmersMarket_logoLocal farmers and growers offer a wide variety of fresh produce, herbs, eggs, meat, baked goods, plants, and fresh-cut flowers. Community artisans showcase their work, including hand-made jewelry, stained glass, wreaths, children’s toys, yarns, soaps, wood art, furniture, health and beauty products, clothing, paintings and more. The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market accepts cash, credit, debit, SNAP, Project Fresh, Market Fresh and Double Up Food Bucks. Live music and special educational sessions will take place throughout the season.

Hiawatha Music Co-op Annual Members Meeting @ Ore Dock Brewing Company
Nov 1 @ 3:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Hiawatha Music Co-op will hold its Annual Members Meeting at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Saturday, November 1st. The gathering will begin with Membership renewal and sign up at 3:30

Hiawatha Music Fest

Hiawatha Music Fest

pm, with the Business Meeting at 3:45 pm. Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be provided by the Co-op. There are 4 three-year Board positions of the 10 Member Board to be filled at the Meeting. All current Members may vote. Door prizes at the meeting will include Hiawatha memorabilia and two 2015 Festival packages each with 2 weekend passes, one parking pass and a Thursday night camping entry. One package will be drawn for new Members signing up at the Meeting and the other package will be drawn for any Member who renews at the Meeting. Only Members present will be eligible for prizes.
Following the Meeting, music will be provided by recipients of the Hiawatha August Scholarship, followed by All Strings Considered and then a dance featuring Nick Adams and the Aral Sea Divers. The Co-op suggests a donation of $5.00 for the dance. For more information, please see our Facebook page- Hiawatha Music Co-op or our Website- or call 226-8575.

Marquette Yacht Club Early Series Ensign Class Sailboat Races @ Marquette Yacht Club
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm

Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.


Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.


Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.


Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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